Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns

My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here,
My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer,
Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,
My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: My Heart's in the Highlands

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A Quote by Robert Burns on husbands, sage, and wives

Ah, gentle dames! it gars me greet To think how monie counsels sweet, How monie lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on nature and work

Auld Nature swears the lovely dears Her noblest work she classes, O; Her 'prentice han' she tried on man, And then she made the lasses, O!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Green Grow the Rashes.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on god and worship

He wales a portion with judicious care; And "Let us worship God," he says with solemn air.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on control, prudence, self-control, and wisdom

Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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A Quote by Robert Burns on sorrow

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In durance vile 1here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle from Esopus to Maria.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on day and victory

Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to your gory bed, Or to victory! Now 's the day and now 's the hour; See the front o' battle lour.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Bannockburn.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

What 's done we partly may compute, But know not what 's resisted.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Address to the Unco Guid.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Oh whistle, and I 'll come to ye, my lad.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Whistle, and I 'll Come to Ye.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on wives

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She is a winsome wee thing, She is a handsome wee thing, She is a bonny wee thing, This sweet wee wife o' mine.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: My Wife 's a Winsome Wee Thing.

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